Matthew has create a piece of music for the BBC’s New European Songbook entitled The Boat That Brought Me Here. The piece was born out of a collaboration with Iranian percussionist Arian Sadr who now lives in Manchester. The film maker Akinola ‘CrackStevens’ Davis then made a film to accompany the piece that represents the journey of migrants, refugees and asylum seekers across national borders.

The piece will be performed at the Edinburgh International Festival on Friday August 11th and will be broadcast live on the BBC: